Tom O'Neil Quotes


19 Tom O'Neil quotes:



"Their acceptance speeches are often proof of what lousy actors they are. They're often thanking people we know they sparred with all over the place."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Acceptance Quotes
"What's not here are those shows on the WB, like 'The Gilmore Girls,' which the TV Critics Association of America tells us is the best show on television, ... Why didn't it get any Emmy nominations? And what about 'Scrubs'? ... It's holding its own, critics love it, viewers love it, but Emmy voters aren't watching it, because it's too young skewing, and the geezer Emmy voters have a demographic a little north of what 'Scrubs' viewers are."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: America Quotes
"It looks ridiculously unnatural up close, but Hollywood is the place where fakeness is celebrated. It's another example of extreme mouth makeovers. … Now you have a completely fake smile: pillow lips, bleached teeth and veneers."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"A smile is the most important expression a star can make. If the smile is a 200-watt smile, it's extraordinary. It's become a cosmetic necessity for the fancy folk. It's now more noticeable when you meet a star up close who doesn't have it."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Expression Quotes
"We see beauty punished in show business all the time. These people who have everything else beauty, fame, paycheck gold are being denied the trophy from their peers because something has to be withheld."
"There should be a compromise between having good, clean teeth for television and not looking freakish. But they take it to an extreme."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"We see beauty punished in show business all the time. These people who have everything else — beauty, fame, paycheck gold — are being denied the trophy from their peers because something has to be withheld."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Stewart was helplessly miscast, to put it in Hollywood terms. He presided with some dignity and class and coolness, but he will not be invited back."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"It's better that they fake it at the podium and show some class than let old feuds fume. It's important to forget those petty squabbles, look at the big picture and thank the people they disagreed with."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"They're hugged and slapped at the same time for what makes them so marketable. Hollywood is a sick, hypocritical place."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes
"He wins no matter what because he really gets on the Hollywood radar this year."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes
"It's out front early ... and sometimes it can hurt to be too far out front, too early."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"When they snub 'E.T.' in favor of 'Gandhi,' it's a salute to the noble ideas and high-mindedness and values of Gandhi. It's not a sincere belief that that was the best film of the year."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"The guild nominations shook up the entire race with 'Crash' coming through on all the lists. Now, it looks like it will be a strong best picture contender."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"The nominations are both the start and the stop of this year's Oscars race."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"It's the ultimate reality TV."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"It's one thing to thank your mother, or someone who helped get your first job so you didn't have to sleep in your car. Hilary Swank gave one of the best speeches (for 1999's Boys Don't Cry) by staying personal. But who wants to hear a list of attorneys?"
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"In some ways, your Oscar speech is as important as the movie performance that got you the award. It's your chance to live forever in showbiz history. Or bore them to tears and come off as selfish and pampered."
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Performance Quotes
"The faulty premise here among the disciples of 'Passion' is that the movie was worthy,"
Author: O'Neil Quotes Category: Passion Quotes



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